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Feb 092016


Attention all bouldering beasts!   It’s time to bring your power, your tenacity, your indomitable will, to face off against peers in the PG community.  This March, the challenging and fun Bouldering League returns.

In San Francisco, Bouldering League begins Thursday, March 17th, when the brand-new bouldering wall is planned to be done and ready for climbers.

Sunnyvale’s Bouldering League will begin Tuesday, March 1st.

Plenty of time remains for you to recruit your perfect team to challenge the competition!

So get going on it now, and register this month:  go here for all the sign-up info!

Feb 082016

PG Climbing Basics Series Episode 6: Slopers with Jack from Planet Granite on Vimeo. These videos are a great review for both experienced climbers and new ones!  We hope you enjoy them!  Bookmark this page so you can reference these videos later!   And don’t worry, our regular video series featuring Crux of the Week Read more…

Feb 052016
Falling and Commitment One Month On: A Look at Lessons Learned at the Warrior's Way Clinic

Sooner or later, every climber gets asked the same question: “Don’t you get scared?” While we all have different ways of answering that question, they all amount to the same basic response:“Well, yeah. Duh.” The tendency among non-climbers is to view climbers as fundamentally different people, made up of fundamentally different stuff that allows them to enjoy Read more…

Black Diamond Issues Recall for Carabiners and Slings

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Feb 042016
Black Diamond Issues Recall for Carabiners and Slings

Attention climbers! We’re sharing a recall alert for Black Diamond products. The company is voluntarily recalling some carabiners including quickdraws, and also a recall for some nylon runners/slings. There haven’t been accidents reported with the products in question, but the company is asking retailers and customers to inspect their products for defects. Please inspect your Read more…

The 2nd Annual PDX Pulldown – Friday, March 11th!

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Feb 032016
The 2nd Annual PDX Pulldown - Friday, March 11th!

It’s that time of year again! The time of year where the sun sets early, and we do most of our climbing indoors. Well, it’s time to put all of your winter training to the test while competing against your friends at PG’s annual rope climbing competition: the PDX Pulldown! While the Pulldown is a competition, Read more…

Month of Shoe Demos at PGPDX!

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Feb 032016
Month of Shoe Demos at PGPDX!

Who doesn’t love sampling new climbing shoes? We’ve got a month full of shoe demos coming up and here are all the details! Demos will be held in the bouldering area or on the ground floor under the iceberg. Come join us in testing out some of these amazing products, bring your friends and have some Read more…